Golf courses California San Diego Carmel Highland Resort, CLOSED 2016

Carmel Highland Resort, CLOSED 2016

14455 Penasquitos Dr, San Diego, California, 92129
Type: Resort
No. Holes: 18
(858) 672-2200
Architect: William F. Bell (87)
                      
Carmel Highland Resort, CLOSED 2016, San Diego, California, 92129 - Golf Course Photo
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About Carmel Highland Resort, CLOSED 2016

Carmel Highland Resort, previously named Doubletree Carmel Highland Resort, is a Resort , 18 hole golf course located in San Diego , California.

Carmel Highland Resort first opened for play in 1964. The course was designed by William F. Bell.

Par for the course is 72. From the back tees, the course plays to 6,428 yards. From the forward tees, the course measures 5,361 yards. The longest hole on the course is # 6, a par-5 that plays to 522 yards. The shortest hole on the course is # 16, a par-3 that plays to 123 yards from the back tees.

Watch out for # 8, a 420-yard par-4 challenge and the #1 handicap hole on the course. The easiest hole is # 14, a 315 yard par-4.

Carmel Highlands closed March 2016

A Southern California real estate investment company has acquired the Carmel Highlands Golf Course in San Diego, Calif. with plans to develop a housing community on the site. The prior owner closed the course in March.

This course has been ranked 21 times
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San Diego, CA

$36 (cart included), played on Saturday, January 2014 at 6am

Seen better days. It was trying when it was breifly a Troon course but now it's a sub par muni

Would travel: 0-10 Miles, Not Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: I would play again
 
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Rank ID # : 021438
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Escondido, CA

$16 (cart included), played on Monday, October 2013 at 10am

As a cheap practice course, this place succeeds. We are attracted by the discounted rates online and easy access from San Diego freeways. The course conditions have improved lately; I hope they continue their efforts.

Would travel: 10-20 Miles, Not Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: I would play again
 
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Rank ID # : 021290
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Alpine, CA

$36 (cart included), played on Sunday, September 2013 at noon

Got a groupon at a resonable rate. Wait staff and bar keep were nice. Starter was a rude old man with a bad attitude. 1st tee, beautiful,( my daughter got married here 10 yrs ago ) after you tee off up the hill, everything goes south from there. Fairways have dead clumpy grass with alot of exposed dirt patches. Greens are a mess with different kinds of grass growing, disrupting any ability to hit your putt straight. The sand traps are a joke with sandy gravel that has basically turned into concrete. Good luck trying to hit out, you might as well pick it up and place it out of the trap and take a penalty as an unplayable lie. Overall expieriencewas bad, won't come back.

Would travel: 0-10 Miles
Bottom line: Bargain priced based on quality and competitive area pricing, Better courses for less nearby, Worse than average course for the area
 
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Rank ID # : 020988
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San Diego, CA

$31 (cart included), played on Monday, May 2013 at 10am

Had a deal for the green fee, so well worth it.

Would travel: 10-20 Miles, Not Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: I would play again, Fair priced based on quality and competitive area pricing
 
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Rank ID # : 019890
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San Diego, CA

Guest (cart included), played on Wednesday, April 2013 at noon

Hillside lies and back and forth fairways. Very easy to keep it in play.

Would travel: 0-10 Miles, Not Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: Worse than average course for the area
 
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Rank ID # : 019740
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San Diego, CA

$61 (cart included), played on Saturday, May 2012 at 10am

Good old course under new management (Troon Golf) so conditions shoul improve in time.

Would travel: 0-10 Miles, Not Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: I would play again
 
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Rank ID # : 017884
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Poway, CA

$21 (cart included), played on Sunday, October 2011 at 6am

We played unlimited for 25.00. greens were fantastic. too much casual water on the course.

Would travel: 10-20 Miles, Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: I would play again, Bargain priced based on quality and competitive area pricing
 
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Rank ID # : 016076
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San Diego, CA

$51 (cart included), played on Sunday, June 2011 at 8am

$55 SUNDAY RATE INCLUDED CART AND BREAKFAST; ON WEEKDAYS SENIORS PAY $30 FOR THE SAME THING. GREEN AERATION IS STAGGERED...ABOUT EVERY THIRD OR FOURTH IS FRESHLEY PUNCHED. i PREFER THE WAY CHULA VISTA DOES IT; ALTERNATING LEFT AND RIGHT SIDES.

Would travel: 30-60 Miles
Bottom line: I would play again, Better than average course for the area
 
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Rank ID # : 014072
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San Diego, CA

$46 (cart included), played on Saturday, April 2011 at 8am

They are currently having free brakfast included which makes it even a better deal

Would travel: 20-30 Miles
Bottom line: I would play again, Better than average course for the area, Ranks with the best in this price level, Bargain priced based on quality and competitive area pricing
 
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Rank ID # : 013757
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San Diego, CA

$56 (cart included), played on Saturday, April 2011 at 6am

It's harder than most people will admit.Alot of sidehill lies.some tough greens.priced right.Unfortunately,slow plaw is often the experience,never seen a marshall step up and say something.Also prefer women on snack carts not the guy they have...and that's being nice.

Would travel: 0-10 Miles, Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: I would play again, Average course for the area, Bargain priced based on quality and competitive area pricing
 
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Rank ID # : 013674
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Green Valley, AZ

$36 (cart included), played on Wednesday, September 2010 at 6am

good course I play it when I am in town, ITs handy to freeway

Would travel: 20-30 Miles, Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: I would play again, Better than average course for the area
 
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Rank ID # : 013478
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Redondo Beach, CA

$46 (cart included), played on Sunday, March 2011 at 10am

We played here Sunday and Monday with the earlier tee time Monday being a much better paced round. It's a straight forward course with deceptive well maintained greens. If you have your short game going here, you can score well. #17 in particular is a great, short, shot makers par 4.

Would travel: 0-10 Miles, Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: I would play again, Bargain priced based on quality and competitive area pricing
 
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Rank ID # : 013366
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San Diego, CA

$61 (cart included), played on Saturday, March 2011 at 6am

Hit Long and Straight

Would travel: 0-10 Miles, Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: I would play again
 
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Rank ID # : 013353
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San Diego, CA

$26 (cart included), played on Tuesday, February 2011 at 10am

Staff is friendly and efficient. If something could be done about the pace of play, this course would be perfect. The rates are the best.

Would travel: 30-60 Miles, Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: I would play again, Better than average course for the area, Ranks with the best in this price level, Bargain priced based on quality and competitive area pricing
 
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Rank ID # : 012883
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Hoodsport, WA

$36 (cart included), played on Tuesday, February 2010 at 10am

This is really a neat course to play, has as many problems as you could ask for. Good greens. Snack truck a bit pricey but wife and I really like the course. We spend a couple months each winter in the San Diego area and play here 5 or 6 times durning that time.

Would travel: 10-20 Miles
Bottom line: I would play again, Better than average course for the area, Fair priced based on quality and competitive area pricing
 
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Rank ID # : 012265
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San Diego, CA

$56 (cart included), played on Saturday, September 2010 at 6am

I play with the Sat. morning men's club here. Fringe areas of the fairways are in bad shape because of the water situation. But if you keep it in the fairway your ok. Open course easily playable from adjacent fairways where I often am.

Would travel: 0-10 Miles, Not Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: I would play again, Average course for the area, Bargain priced based on quality and competitive area pricing
 
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Rank ID # : 011570
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San Diego, CA

$31 (cart included), played on Wednesday, June 2010 at 2pm

Great price. They ran a coupon for $39 for unlimited golf, and buffet breakfast, and free use of the short game area. Greens were in great shape.

Would travel: 10-20 Miles
Bottom line: I would play again
 
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Rank ID # : 010640
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Murrieta, CA

$21 (cart included), played on Monday, February 2009 at 6am

Respectable course. I will play it again.

Would travel: 0-10 Miles, Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: I would play again, Average course for the area, Ranks with the best in this price level, Bargain priced based on quality and competitive area pricing
 
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Rank ID # : 006295
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Richmond, TX

$16 (cart included), played on Monday, December 2008 at 10am

I really enjoyed the elevation changes and layout at Doubletree, especially since I normally play on flat ground in Texas. The staff was friendly and efficient. Because it is a sister club to mine, I only had to pay cart fees but even so, I checked and saw they had some really good prices on the internet.

The course was in really nice shape but it was a little slow playing even though it was supposedly a light day. I wonder about the pace on a weekend. The only other negative is that a lot of the course runs near the freeway it is a bit noisy. However, I found that I soon tuned this out.

I highly recommend this course.

Would travel: 30-60 Miles, Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: I would play again, Ranks with the best in this price level, Bargain priced based on quality and competitive area pricing
 
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Rank ID # : 005537
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Oceanside, CA

$26 (cart included), played on Tuesday, November 2008 at noon

Play it quite often. Good rates!

Would travel: 30-60 Miles, Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: I would play again, Average course for the area, Ranks with the best in this price level
 
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Rank ID # : 005174
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San Diego, CA

$21 (cart included), played on Tuesday, August 2008 at 6am

They constantly run special deals, especially for Mon-Thurs. $25 to $35 including cart. The course is well maintained. The hills present a nice challenge for this relatively short (6000 yd from the whites) course. The 16th hole is the most deceiving par 3 I've played.

Would travel: 10-20 Miles, Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: I would play again, Better than average course for the area, Ranks with the best in this price level
 
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Rank ID # : 004605
3.3/5
Based on 21 reviews
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